Let David Farland help you write your book.
International and New York Times Best-Selling Author Reveals His Writing Secrets
David Farland, aka Dave Wolverton was an award-winning, international bestselling author with over 50 novels in print. Published in over 20 languages. Farland wrote for major franchises such as Star Wars and The Mummy.
As a writing instructor, Farland has mentored dozens who have gone on to staggering literary success, including such #1 Best Sellers as:
- Brandon Sanderson (The Wheel of Time, Mistborn series, The Stormlight Archive)
- Stephenie Meyer (Twilight series)
- Brandon Mull (Fablehaven and Beyonders)
- Sean Williams (co-writer for three Star Wars: New Jedi Order series)
- James Dashner (Author of The Maze Runner series)
While working at Scholastic, Farland helped market J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter to become the bestselling novel of all time.
In 1999, He set the Guinness World Record for the largest single-author, single-book signing. Then he was the lead judge for one of the world’s largest science fiction and fantasy writing contests for 30 years.
Dave passed away in January 2022, but his wisdom remains with us today through his books, pre-recorded courses and the people he inspired.
These include both in person and live online courses*
Superstars Writing Seminars was founded in 2010 and is unique among writing seminars. The curriculum is focused on teaching writers the business side of being successful in the publishing industry and mastering the writing craft. The instructors are chosen from the top of the industry and include Kevin J. Anderson, Eric Flint, Rebecca Moesta, James Owen, David Farland, and more!
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From 1999 to 2002, David Farland taught a popular science fiction and fantasy writing class at Brigham Young University. Some of his students from those classes went on to make millions. Brandon Sanderson took it twice and has become one of the bestselling writers of our time. Dan Wells also took it, and he became one of the bestselling writers of dark fantasy of the past three decades. Stephenie Meyer took it and asked in a private consultation, “How do I write the bestselling young adult novel of all time?” The book she devised has sold over 100 million copies in 37 different languages.
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These workshops will make your work truly shine. Receive expert advice and personal feedback from Dave himself with in-person or online interactions. With a variety of workshops Dave will help you with things like character development, outlining, story structure, worldbuilding–including the creation of new planets, life forms, political and economic systems, conflict creation and more.
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Online Writing Courses
David’s online lectures and seminars are perfect for learning the art and skill of commercial storytelling so that you can can become the writer you want to be!
Take each lesson and course at your own pace and from anywhere in the world.
Purchase them individually or at our limited time bundle price!
This is the exact framework he used with Stephanie Meyers to help her brainstorm and plot out the multiple award-winning saga The Twilight Series…
And the exact process that set James Dashner on his path to landing his masterpiece The Maze Runner on the big screen and into the realm of the immortals.
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- Get Dave’s Super Writers’ Bundle Courses and all his books on writing.
- Access bi-weekly conference calls with the best in the business.
- Network and hivemind with like-minded authors who want to help each other succeed.
- Join groups, forums and community features to boost your writing skills and publicity!